Magnolia Arts Sheet music
Music for solo classical guitar
The following pieces
were arranged or composed by Tim Brace. The scores on this page that
are not marked "FREE" can be downloaded but are incomplete.
To receive a complete and printable version, send me a check or money order (US$) - or click on "Add to Cart" and use Paypal to purchase the piece (you can then download the full version immediately).
If you pay by check or money order, send it to Magnolia Arts, 6000 Shepherd Mountain Cove Apt 1602, Austin, TX
78730. Be sure to tell me which piece(s) you are purchasing.
Tim Brace retains all rights of publication and all relevant copyrights. It is a violation of these rights to distribute copies of any of these pieces. For any piece that you purchase, you may make an appropriate number of copies for your own use only. These files usually look better printed out than they do on your monitor.
Some pieces have links to downloadable audio files. Some are from the recordings By My Side, Music for Solo Guitar, or Songs of Healing (all available from this site); others are midi files. The midi files are offered to give you an idea of the arrangement; keep in mind that they are products of a computer, not of a performer.
Please bookmark this page and revisit this site regularly. New pieces are being added as they
are written or arranged. The last piece added was "
Romance No. 1" (August 2007).
News! Now the tracks from the cd Music for Solo Guitar are available
from the iTunes music store in mp3 format; if you have iTunes, just
Tim Brace's email address: brace "at" magnoliaarts.com (replace "at" with @)
||A sensitive setting of the American folk song. $3.00 US (.mp3 excerpt -- new window)|
|Early Studies 1-10
||Good introduction to modern expanded tonality for 1st or 2nd
students. $5.00 US
Be honest now, are you training your students to understand 20-21st century tonalities? ;-)
|Chaconneby Ennemond Gaultier FREE||Charming 17th c. French lute piece in style brise|
||Five intermediate level preludes. The first two are character pieces; the last three are meditations. $5.00 US. Here's an excerpt from Prelude No.2 (.mp3 -- new window)|
Rondeau by Logy
|Nice piece by well-known 17th century lutenist (.mid)|
|Fantasia by Fuenllana FREE||In the Netherlands style by the 16th century Spanish vihuelist (.mid)|
|Allemande by deVisee FREE||Theorbo piece by a leading French composer.|
|Rhapsody for a Dancer
||Free-wheeling, programmatic, expressive piece. Intermediate/advanced. $3.00 US (.mp3 excerpt -- new window)|
|Courante by duBut le Pere FREE||An elegant courante from 17th century France. Intermediate|
|Song Without Words No. 1||Wistful piece, written as a farewell to a friend. Intermediate. $3.00 US (.mp3 excerpt -- new window)|
|Song Without Words No. 2||A love song for solo guitar. Subtle, lilting South American feel. Intermediate. $3.00 US|
|Song Without Words No. 3 (Prayer)||An original piece of moderate difficulty. Gentle, expressive. $3.00 US (.mp3 excerpt -- new window)|
|Sonata Allegro FREE
|| A piece in sonata allegro form in the style of
Giuliani. Great fun! (.mid)
||An old folksong. $3.00 US (.mp3 excerpt -- new window)|
||A solo version of an
award-winning guitar quartet piece. Intermediate to advanced.
$3.00 US (added February 2005)
|Tune for Conor (added
||A lyrical piece with
a slight jazz sensibility. Intermediate. $3.00 US
du Pecheur (added
||transcription of de Falla piece
from El Amor Brujo
|Miniature No. 1
(added 7/05) FREE
||The first piece I ever wrote for
guitar solo; it's a bit of work for 35 seconds of music, but then you
could always play through it twice!
||A set of 5 Baroque lute pieces transcribed for guitar. Weiss, Tauseana, Lauffensteiner. Intermediate. $3.00 US|
|Five Small Pieces for Guitar
(added 2/06) FREE
||A set of expressionistic pieces I wrote while very much under
the influence of the Second Viennese School of Schoenberg, Berg, and Webern. Each piece is a minute or so in duration. Here's an mp3 (unmastered) of the first piece.
|Nocturne (Love's Wisdom)
||A love song. Allusions to and influences from Cuban folksongs, S.L.Weiss, and Impressionism. Intermediate. $3.00 US (added May 2006).|
|Romance No. 1
||This started out as an improvisation; it still has a very free, romantic, rhapsodic sense to it. Intermediate. $3.00 US (added August 2007).|
|GET EVERY PIECE ON THIS PAGE!
||a printable copy of every piece
on this page -- secular, sacred, the works! A $64 value for only $25; I
will burn them to a CD and send them to you -- and I pay the postage
(to anywhere in the world)! (If you prefer that I just email them all
to you, just let me know)
Hymns Book One
|Hymns Book Two
|He Leadeth Me
|I like this one a lot (.mp3 excerpt -- new window) Added 9/03.|
|What Child is This $3.00 US||Traditional English piece(.mp3 excerpt -- new window)|
|Advent Hymns $5.00 US||Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus + What Child is This|
Is My Father's World (added 5/05) FREE
||Traditional hymn; this is a good
free introduction to the way I set hymns.
|Jesus Loves Me
(added 6/05) FREE
|Amazing Grace (added
|Performer's Edition of Songs of Healing
||2 CD package: one CD of Songs of Healing; second CD contains all the scores for the music on Songs of Healing. A $26 value for $15 US.
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